The Real Cost of Privacy

By Judith Sjo-Gaber - 2011-11-29T23:58:17Z

Photograph by Olli Tennent

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The Yacht, the Plane

Big expensive toys can lead to publicity problems. It doesn't need to be a matter of public record. Incorporating and then buying assets in your company name is one way to try and keep purchases private.

$905: Global Corporate Services can create a Delaware Corp. through a Delaware Registered Agent for your yacht or plane ($365), and, if it's a yacht, document it with the U.S. Coast Guard ($450). There is an annual fee as well that includes mail forwarding ($90).

Running Tally: $28,719